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A man named Claude Uurtield, ot Cooper s- I street, Leicester, threw himself from a pas- senger train approaching Leicester on Satur- day. and was killed. Richard Farmer Yates, a labourer, has been remanded in custody at Newport (Mon.), charged wifh a violent assault on Mrs. Laura Weston Davies. a widow. Large shoals of mackerel came in shore at Eastbourne on Saturday, and 3,700 were brought up on to the beach in one draw of the net. The Guardians of the City of London pro- pose to allow card playing during certain hours by the patients at the Bow institution. The trustees of Earl De La Warr's estate have offered to sell the Bexhill Golf Links to the town, and it is said that the,rice asked is £ 14,000. At an inquest at Burryport on Saturday on two brothers named Pritchard, drowned in Old Harbour whilst bathing, a. verdict of acci- dentally drowned was returned. Eastbourne on Saturday celebrated Queen Alexandra Day. Flags and streamers of roseS hung from business and private houses, while an army of ladies, dressed in white, did a ready trade with roses. The purchase of the Crystal Palace and grounds from Lord Plymouth by the new trustees on behalf of the public is now prac- tically complete, says the City Press. The formal contract for the purchase was signed last week, a deposit of £ 20,000 being paid. The Great Northern Railway Station at Co-edpoeth, four miles from Wroxham, was destroyed by fire on Saturday. All the build- ings were burnt down except the signal- boxes. Books, paper?, and tickets were en- tirely destroyed. Incendiarism is suspected. Mrs. Mary King, who will be 100 years old dt Christmas, has lived in Letchworth for ninety-two years, and for the whole time in one house. She remembers Letchworth when it was a parish of about a score of houses. Now the Garden City houses 10,000 persons. Accidental death was the Coroner's jury's verdict at Worthing on William George Stan- ford, who met with terrible injuries in trying to mount a truck, to get a lift home. The truck, which contained seven tons of flints, passed over the deceased. The freedom of the Borough of Newark was conferred upon the Duke of Portland on Saturday. The Duke, who was accompanied by the Duchess, afterwards inspected the Boy Scouts and opened a new drill hall erected by the War Office at a cost of over £ 4,000. The six hundredth anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn was celebrated on Wimble- don Common on Saturday afternoon by Scots- men from all parts of London. The gathering was also attended by representatives from Edinburgh and Glasgow St. Andrew Societies. Two men whose illicit still was raided in the mountains were fiiied klOO and costs at Moyeullen, Galway, on Saturday. The still and whskv were forfaited. 1/8 sent. to the Reporter Office, Ledbury, wil ensure a copy of this paper being sent po-st free every Friday evening or a quarter (13 weeks).




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